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Premises Officer

Working hours:A permanent, full-time position working 37 hours per week, commencing asap.
Salary:A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 3-6 which ranges from £17,780 to £18,909 per annum. Starting salary £17,780.
Opening date:Monday 12 October 2020
Closing date:8:00am on Friday 23 October 2020

Thank you for your interest in this post at WQE.

We believe that this is a particularly exciting time to be joining us, offering a real opportunity to make a difference in this thriving and vibrant Sixth Form College.  We strive for excellence in all aspects of our work with students; their academic and wider achievements, their learning experiences, the support they receive in relation to their academic progress, their learning environment and their wider experience of College life.  The College operates across two closely located campuses, the larger campus next to the University of Leicester on University Road and a smaller campus at Regent Road.

The Estates team comprises 10 full time and 19 part time staff, together with outsourced contractors in some areas.  The team is responsible for maintaining a high quality, safe, clean, secure and well-maintained environment, including all buildings maintenance, cleaning, communications, grounds maintenance, health and safety, lettings and security matters.

The College is seeking to recruit a Premises Officer, to work closely with the Estates Manager and Team to provide outstanding facilities for students, staff and visitors in this busy and successful Sixth Form College.  The successful applicant, in conjunction with other colleagues in the estates team, will be responsible for the day to day work in managing and maintaining the College’s Estate, ensuring full coverage of the shift rota at all times.

The successful applicant will work on a day to day basis across both the University Road and the Regent Road campuses.  The postholder will be required to become familiar with all estates matters on both campuses and assist in fire, lockdown and other emergency arrangements.  As well as carrying out general maintenance across both College sites, the successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with regular compliance checks as specified in the College’s policy and procedures.

Shift work and occasional weekend working will be required and the postholder will be subject to call outs.

What we can offer –

  • A permanent, full-time position working 37 hours per week, commencing asap.
  • A competitive salary on the Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay scale 3-6 which ranges from £17,780 to £18,909 per annum. Starting salary £17,780.
  • Annual incremental pay increases, linked to performance, within the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Staff well-being programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Continual Professional Development
  • Free on-site parking
  • Eyecare voucher scheme



If you wish to apply for this post please return the completed application form including the personal details and equality and diversity monitoring forms.

Applicant Information – Premises Officer Application Form

New Equality & Diversity Form

New Personal-details

Applicant Information – Premises Officer

Job Description Premises Officer 2019

Please do not submit a separate CV.   Only information on the application form will be used in the selection process. Previous applicants need not apply.

Completed applications must be returned by 8.00am on 23rd October 2020.  Interviews for successful candidates will be held w/c 2nd November 2020 and due to the current restrictions due to Covid-19, these interviews may be virtual.  Full details will be emailed out to candidates.

Please return all completed applications via e-mail only to

Short-listed applicants may be contacted via telephone, and therefore it is essential that appropriate contact numbers are included within the application.

If you have not received further communication from the College within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.


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